Ryan, Thomas J.
September 2009
SGB;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p20
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the effect of lean inventories on retailers to do business in this holiday season. As retailers work to keep inventories lean in 2009 and focus on bottom-line profitability instead of just top-line growth, some are starting to get concerned that the market may over-adjust and hinder a recovery in the back half of the year. Jim Hoff, vice president (VP) of sales at Asics America, says that inventory is the largest physical asset of a retailer and a vendor.


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